Gertrud & Otto Natzler

  Photo by   Lotte Nossaman  .

Photo by Lotte Nossaman.

Yahrzeit Cup (1964), then Gertrud and Otto working in their summer studio at the Brandeis Institute in Santa Susana, California, where they spent the summers of 1956 to 1960 as artists-in-residence. Then then an earthenware bowl (1955).

  1958

1958

Over four decades of collaboration, Gertrud threw 25,000+ pots. Otto glazed and fired them, developing 2,000+ complimentary glazes. They were both self-taught.

This post originally appeared on the Gravel & Gold blog